Layston Grove Care Home | Luxury care home

All inclusive luxury care 

Layston Grove is located in the beautiful historic town of Buntingford. Buntingford is Hertfordshire’s smallest town making it small enough to feel like a village whilst retaining a strong community for all who live there. The care home was opened in March 2018 and is a specially designed, purpose-built luxury care home providing 24-hour Residential Care, Respite Care and Dementia Care in elegant settings. Layston Grove provides comfort, care, safety and security. The home provides continual support with a dedicated, professionally trained team that has been hand selected to provide you with the highest standards of care. Layston Grove's above average staff to resident ratio is supported with innovative Person Centred Software which allows the care home to consistently monitor and review care with you and your family. 

All inclusive

All residents staying at Layston Grove stay on an all inclusive basis. The home understands that when you move into a new home you want certainty and security. From their experience, extra bills, that you were not expecting or had not budgeted for, are an unnecessary irritation. Everything is included in your fixed all inclusive fee. The fixed fee makes living at Layston Grove easy. You can enjoy that glass of wine or beer with your meal, embrace the pampering, have regular hair treatments in the salon or take a trip out of the home with the Lifestyle team knowing that everything is included.

Dedicated team delivering person centred care

Your comfort, wellbeing and safety are the importance at Layston Grove. New residents are welcomed with their own personalised care plan, covering everything from their daily medication and daily routine to the food and hobbies they enjoy the most.

Weekly wellbeing programme 

A dedicated Lifestyle Manager will spend time getting to know you. They'll get to know your likes and dislikes and personal goals. This allows the home to develop a programme along with the whole Lifestyle Team that suits you and where it can bring out the best in you with the focus on physical, mental and social aspects of your health and wellbeing. Activities range from one to one sessions, special interest outings and group events such as dynamic workouts which all help enhance a healthy and balanced lifestyle.

Keeping active

Each week, the dedicated Lifestyle Team provide a variety of imaginative activities carefully tailored to match residents’ interests and abilities. The team will use individual life stories as a way of gathering information to help create activities that are right for you and that are fun and enriching.

Eating well

The fabulous chefs at Layston Grove cook fresh food daily using local produce and ingredients to prepare delicious, home-cooked meals for residents. Meals are nutritionally balanced and designed to meet the dietary needs of those in later life. The home also supports specific requirements such as vegetarian, diabetic, soft diets etc. Additional food is available throughout the day in the form of fruit, snacks and sweet treats.


Activities are run at Layston Grove 7 days a week and are designed to bring out the best in residents. These range from one-to-one sessions, special interest outings and group events. All have a focus on the physical, mental and social aspects of health and wellbeing.

For the mind

Layston Grove believe that keeping an active mind is key for your mental wellbeing. This is proven to prevent or slow down the progress of Dementia. The fun activities Layston Grove to exercise the mind include Brain Training, 1-to-1 reminiscence, Complete the Saying, Dance Minds, Board Games, Daily News, Creative Minds and Cranium Crunches.

For the body

Keeping active is essential for physical wellbeing at Layston Grove. It is known to decrease the risk of medical conditions such as diabetes and depression. Some gentle and fun activities the home does include Regular trips, Balloon exercises, Tai-Chi, Outdoor strolls and Chair Yoga.

For the soul 

It is so important not to forget food for the soul. Your happiness at Layston Grove is paramount. The home provides a wide range of activities with the aim of improving overall emotional wellbeing such as Pamper Treatments, Cookery classes, Flower arranging, Cinema movie nights, Book Club, Gardening Club and Cheese and Wine evenings.


There are many wonderful facilities at Layston Grove and these include 24 Hour Care, Private room with En Suite Facilities, Activities 7 days a week, Dining Experience, Housekeeping, Laundry, Chauffeur Driven Car, Dry Cleaning, Communal Lounges/Areas, Cinema, Hair Salon, Chiropody, Opticians, Welcome Pack, Celebration items, Wifi / Internet, Dentist, Landscaped Gardens, Tea Room, Newspapers, GP Registration, Medication, Hospital/Medical Appointments and Private Dining.

For more information please see the Layston Grove website.

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    • Long Term
    • Dementia
    • Short Stay
    • Financial Help
    • Respite Care